Tag Archives: Medicine

What is medicine? Why it's so important to answer this question – Medical Xpress

Is medicine cure? Treatment? Healing? Understanding? Or a bit of all those things? Credit: Kenishiroti/Shutterstock What is medicine? We recognise it in all societies past and present. But the nature of medicine differs so greatly from place to place and time to time that it’s difficult to offer a single answer. So what is it… Read More »

At UChicago Medicine, patient satisfaction scores soar with digital rounds

At UChicago Medicine, paper-based nurse rounding was not fully capturing patients’ and families’ feedback at the point of care. THE PROBLEM The paper documentation was not readily accessible to the entire care team, and it was difficult to use in follow-up calls with patients after discharge. The paper-based rounding method did not enhance the patient… Read More »